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Words nearby reefing
Example sentences from the Web for reefing
Do you intend to spend the remainder of the watch in reefing that topsail?The Rover's Secret|Harry Collingwood
The order to come in from the yards when reefing, furling, or other duty is performed.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
That's the place for holding on to the sheer-rails; for reefing topsails.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
In reefing topsails, the chief mate should not go aloft, but should keep his place forward, and look out for the men on the yards.The Seaman's Friend|Richard Henry Dana
We tied her up, sitting her in an arm-chair, and reefing our ropes so that she could not stir.The Secret Service Submarine|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull